Halifax Explosion - Disasters of the Century

Halifax Explosion - Disasters of the Century

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The Halifax Explosion was a maritime disaster in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the morning of 6 December 1917. SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship laden with high explosives, collided with the Norwegian vessel SS Imo in the Narrows, a strait connecting the upper Halifax Harbour to Bedford Basin. A fire on board the French ship ignited her cargo, causing a large explosion that devastated the Richmond district of Halifax. Approximately 2,000 people were killed by blast, debris, fires and collapsed buildings, and an estimated 9,000 others were injured. Having a bad day? I bet we have worse ones for you. Sound off in the comments on your thoughts and what you'd like to see next! SUBSCRIBE today to get the latest true crime and disaster documentaries delivered to you weekly! All content is copyright of Partners in Motion INC. Join us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/partnersinmotion/?view_public_for=1003857803032519 https://twitter.com/PartnersHarmony https://plus.google.com/u/0/109232389902601257458 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Want to survive a real disaster or enhance a camping trip? Support Bad Day HQ by ordering some of our personally selected products: Best selling SAS Survival guide: https://goo.gl/IUms75 72-Hour emergency survival kit: https://goo.gl/FLkEOh LifeStraw portable water filter: https://goo.gl/hzBOz0 BioLite dual wood burning stove and USB charger: https://goo.gl/X8mDXK
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ACL G4 Con-Ro Ship ATLANTIC STAR Maiden Voyage into Halifax, NS, Canada (Jan 6, 2016)

ACL G4 Con-Ro Ship ATLANTIC STAR Maiden Voyage into Halifax, NS, Canada (Jan 6, 2016)

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  • Updated: 06 Jan 2016
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Atlantic Container Line's brand new G4 class container/RO-RO vessel ATLANTIC STAR sailing under the A Murray MacKay Bridge as it sails into the Port of Halifax on it's maiden voyage inbound from Liverpool, England. The vessel is also seen on the Bedford Basin as well as docking at the Fairview Cove Container Terminal. Tugs ATLANTIC WILLOW and ATLANTIC OAK help guide the vessel to it's berth. ATLANTIC STAR and four G4 sister vessels due to be in service by this coming summer are the world's largest CONRO vessels. IMO Number: 9670573 Flag / Nationality: United Kingdom Operator: ACL Completion Year: 2015 Maximum TEU Capacity: 3800 Maximum Speed (Kn): Overall Length (M): 296.00 Overall Beam (M): 37.60 Maximum Draught (M): 11.40 Deadweight (Ton): 45,000 Gross Tonnage (Ton): 81,600 Filmed at 9:40am, Wednesday January 6, 2016. Camera: Canon VIXIA HF R500
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A look inside the new Irving Shipbuilding facility in Halifax

A look inside the new Irving Shipbuilding facility in Halifax

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  • Updated: 07 Mar 2016
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Amid speculation over Ottawa's plans to refurbish Canada's navy, Irving Shipbuilding opened its huge Halifax facility to media on Friday. The company's president calls the facility "probably the most modern in the world." (March 4) THE CANADIAN PRESS https://twitter.com/cdnpress https://www.facebook.com/thecanadianpress The Canadian Press is Canada’s most trusted news leader in providing real-time, bilingual multimedia content for online, mobile and emerging platforms.
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Cruise ships in Halifax Harbour. Scotia Droning

Cruise ships in Halifax Harbour. Scotia Droning

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  • Updated: 25 Sep 2016
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There were a few cruise ships in Halifax Harbour today, I captured 2 of them in this video: AIDAdiva and Regatta. Scotia Droning Music: www.audionautix.com
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Container Ship CSCL AFRICA Sailing from the Port of Halifax (Aug 8, 2016)

Container Ship CSCL AFRICA Sailing from the Port of Halifax (Aug 8, 2016)

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Halifax Container Ship Spotting Aug 7-8 video 6 of 6 The China Shipping container vessel CSCL AFRICA sailing from the Port of Halifax, NS, Canada, bound for New York, USA after a 12 hour stay at the Halterm Container Terminal. IMO Number: 9286011 Flag / Nationality: Hong Kong Operator: China Shipping (COSCO Shipping) Completion Year: 2005 é 01 Maximum TEU Capacity: 8468 Maximum Speed (Kn): 25.2 Overall Length (M): 334.00 Overall Beam (M): 42.90 Maximum Draught (M): 14.50 Deadweight (Ton): 101,612 Gross Tonnage (Ton): 90,645 Filmed at 6:35pm, Monday August 8, 2016 at Point Pleasant Park in Halifax, NS. Camera: Canon VIXIA HF R500
https://wn.com/Container_Ship_Cscl_Africa_Sailing_From_The_Port_Of_Halifax_(Aug_8,_2016)
The Halifax Explosion Documentary

The Halifax Explosion Documentary

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  • Duration: 48:00
  • Updated: 09 Sep 2016
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Eyewitness accounts capture the force and horror of the explosion the largest non-nuclear detonation in history!
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Container Ship CMA CGM LA SCALA Inbound Port of Halifax, NS, Canada (Mar 21, 2017)

Container Ship CMA CGM LA SCALA Inbound Port of Halifax, NS, Canada (Mar 21, 2017)

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Halifax Containership Spotting March 21-22 video 1 of 6 The very large 8465 TEU container vessel CMA CGM LA SCALA sailing into Halifax harbour and docking at the Halterm Container Terminal inbound from Asia via the Suez Canal. The 91,000 GRT vessel is being assisted to it's berth by the tugs ATLANTIC FIR, ATLANTIC WILLOW, and ATLANTIC OAK. IMO Number: 9450612 Flag / Nationality: United Kingdom Operator: CMA CGM Completion Year: 2010 / 09 Maximum TEU Capacity: 8465 Maximum Speed (Kn): 25.0 Overall Length (M): 334.00 Overall Beam (M): 42.80 Maximum Draught (M): 14.50 Deadweight (Ton): 109,021 Gross Tonnage (Ton): 90,931 Filmed at 12:20pm, Tuesday March 21, 2017 from Point Pleasant Park on the southern tip of Halifax. Camera: Canon VIXIA HF R70
https://wn.com/Container_Ship_Cma_Cgm_La_Scala_Inbound_Port_Of_Halifax,_Ns,_Canada_(Mar_21,_2017)
Container Ship BILBAO BRIDGE Outbound Port of Halifax, NS, Canada (June 16, 2017)

Container Ship BILBAO BRIDGE Outbound Port of Halifax, NS, Canada (June 16, 2017)

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Halifax Container Ship Spotting June 16-17 video 5 of 9 The K Line container vessel BILBAO BRIDGE sails under the A Murray MacKay Bridge as it departs from the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada bound for New York, USA after a brief five hour stay at the Fairview Cove Container Terminal. The tug Spitfire III is positioned at the stern of the 46,444 ton vessel. IMO Number: 9492701 Ex Name: Flag / Nationality: Hong Kong / China Operator: K Line Completion Year: 2011 / 02 Maximum TEU Capacity: 4526 Maximum Speed (Kn): 24.5 Overall Length (M): 260.10 Overall Beam (M): 35.00 Maximum Draught (M): 12.60 Deadweight (Ton): 58,200 Gross Tonnage (Ton): 46,444 Filmed at 11:55am, Friday June 16, 2017. Camera: Canon VIXIA HF R70
https://wn.com/Container_Ship_Bilbao_Bridge_Outbound_Port_Of_Halifax,_Ns,_Canada_(June_16,_2017)
Halifax Shipyard: Shipbuilding Time Lapse

Halifax Shipyard: Shipbuilding Time Lapse

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  • Updated: 19 May 2011
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Recorded from September 2009 to October 2010, a time-lapse 3 minute video of the building of the Atlantic Condor, an offshore supply vessel. Over 250 employees worked on the ship. Over 1,400 tonnes of steel was used, along with over 12 tonnes of paint, 85km of electrical cable and 600 square metres of hemlock for the deck. Visit http://www.ShipsStartHere.ca to support Nova Scotia shipbuilding.
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Timelapse - Entering Port of Halifax & Cargo Operations [4K]

Timelapse - Entering Port of Halifax & Cargo Operations [4K]

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  • Updated: 01 Feb 2016
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Entering Container Terminal of Halifax by 8750TEU Container Vessel Camera: GoPro Hero 4 Silver Music: Cephelopod - Cephelopod by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1200081 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
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Largest Container Ship - MOL Paramount Entering Halifax Harbour

Largest Container Ship - MOL Paramount Entering Halifax Harbour

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The container ship MOL Paramount arriving at Halterm ( South End ) container terminal at the port of Halifax arround 5pm August 4, 2011. At 6350 TEU this is curently the largest container ship calling at the port. At the end of the video you will see the ongoing construction to lenghten the pier to accommodate two post panamax ships at the same time.
https://wn.com/Largest_Container_Ship_Mol_Paramount_Entering_Halifax_Harbour
The Halifax Explosion 1917 Nova Scotia, Canada

The Halifax Explosion 1917 Nova Scotia, Canada

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Images from the Halifax explosion that happened back in 1917.
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A Container ship arriving in Halifax Nova Scotia

A Container ship arriving in Halifax Nova Scotia

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Cruise Ship VEENDAM Sailing from the Port of Halifax (Aug 8, 2016)

Cruise Ship VEENDAM Sailing from the Port of Halifax (Aug 8, 2016)

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Halifax Ship Spotting Aug 7-8 video 5 of 6 The Holland America Line's cruise ship MS VEENDAM sailing from the Port of Halifax, NS, Canada bound for Sydney, NS. IMO Number: 9102992 Flag / Nationality: Netherlands Operator: Holland America Line Completion Year: 1996 Passenger Capacity: 1350 Crew: 568 Maximum Speed (Kn): 20.9 Overall Length (M): 219.00 Overall Beam (M): 31.00 Gross Tonnage (Ton): 57,092 Filmed at 6:25pm, Monday August 8, 2016 at Point Pleasant Park in Halifax, NS. Camera: Canon VIXIA HF R500
https://wn.com/Cruise_Ship_Veendam_Sailing_From_The_Port_Of_Halifax_(Aug_8,_2016)
Container Ship CMA CGM THAMES Inbound into Halifax, NS, Canada (June 17, 2017)

Container Ship CMA CGM THAMES Inbound into Halifax, NS, Canada (June 17, 2017)

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Halifax Container Ship Spotting June 16-17 video 9 of 9 The very large 9365 TEU container vessel CMA CGM THAMES sailing into the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and prepares to dock at the Halterm Container Terminal. The CMA CGM THAMES sailed from Asia via the Suez Canal with Colombo, Sri Lanka being her last port of call. The tugs ATLANTIC OAK and SPITFIRE III help the massive 95,263 ton vessel to her birth. At 9365 TEU, she is currently the largest size vessel to visit the Port of Halifax, however the first 10,000+ TEU vessel, the ZIM ANTWERP is due to arrive at the Port on June 29, 2017. CMA CGM is part of the "Ocean Alliance" with partners Evergreen, OOCL, and COSCO Shipping. There is a fair amount of Maersk boxes on this vessel as well, not sure why. IMO Number: 9674567 Ex Name: Flag / Nationality: Malta Operator: CMA CGM Completion Year: 2015 Maximum TEU Capacity: 9365 Maximum Speed (Kn): Overall Length (M): 300.00 Overall Beam (M): 48.20 Maximum Draught (M): 14.80 Deadweight (Ton): 113,800 Gross Tonnage (Ton): 95,263 Filmed at 10am, Saturday June 17, 2017 at Point Pleasant Park. Camera: Canon VIXIA HF R70
https://wn.com/Container_Ship_Cma_Cgm_Thames_Inbound_Into_Halifax,_Ns,_Canada_(June_17,_2017)
Container Ship Golden Gate Bridge in Halifax

Container Ship Golden Gate Bridge in Halifax

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  • Updated: 18 Jun 2010
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The "K" Line post panamax container ship Golden Gate Bridge, with the help of a tug gets spun around as it prepares to dock at the Halterm container terminal in Halifax, July 16, 2010.
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